Friday, April 9, 2010

Made in Uzbekistan (Cars)

The Daewoo now GM Uzbekistan manufacturing plant is situated in Asaka, Andijan Province, 350km from Tashkent. It started production in 1996 has now has a total manufacturing capacity of 250,000 units a year. It produces the Daewoo Matiz, Nexia and Damas for sale both in the domestic and neighbouring markets.

The factory exports these reliable and fuel efficient cars all over the CIS. In 2010, about 5,000 employees were employed at the GM Uzbekistan assembly plant.

All four cars are common sites on the streets of Nukus, the Matiz and Damas being used as taxis and minibuses.





1 comment:

  1. GM to Build All-New Chevy Sedan in Uzbekistan
    General Motors Co. will manufacture a new small sedan, to be engineered in Brazil, at the General Motors Uzbekistan YoAJ joint-venture plant in Asaka. The car is part of a family of upcoming Global Small Vehicles. It will have a 4-door body, and will compete with other similiar brands, such as the Dacia/Renault Logan. GM Uzbekistan will make the small sedan for sale in Uzbekistan, Russia and other Commonwealth of Independent States countries. The new sedan will be the first model to be built by the Uzbek plant that is not already manufactured in South Korea. The Matiz and Nexia models are sold under the Daewoo brand in Russia, GM Uzbekistan's largest export market. The Spark will be the first Uzbek-made car sold in Russia as a Chevrolet.